AP Drugs Control Administration Service Rules 1996


Orders were issued by framing Special Rules for the Andhra Pradesh, Drugs Control Administration services, and also amendment orders were issued for the Andhra Pradesh, Drugs Control Administration service rules, 1996, by deleting the required practical work experience to the post of Junior Scientific Officer by direct recruitment in Government Order;

The Director General, Drugs & Copyrights, Drugs Control  Administration  has  informed  that  the  Drugs  Control  Laboratory  of  the department has an organization structure and allotted cadre strength as follows:-

(1) Junior Analysts – 31.

(2) Junior Scientific Officers (JSO) – 08 (3) Senior Scientific Officer – 04

(4) Joint Director – 01

The Director General, Drugs & Copyrights, Drugs Control Administration has also informed that in the Andhra Pradesh, Drugs Control Administration service rules, 1996 the  method  of  appointment  to  the  post  of  Jr.  Scientific  Officer,  categorized  under Branch-IV (laboratory) is as follows:-

(i) appointment by transfer of Junior Analyst in A.P. Drugs Control Administration subordinate service.

(ii)  by direct recruitment in the ratio of 1:1 between promotees and direct recruits.

The Enforcement wing of the Department i.e., feeder category post of Drugs Inspector is filled by direct recruitment through Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. The next promotion grade of Drugs Inspector is Assistant Director (Technical), which is filled by promotion of Drugs Inspectors only and not by direct recruitment.  Moreover, Assistant Director (Technical) of Enforcement wing is equivalent cadre to Junior Scientific Officer of laboratory wing.

The career advancement scheme in sister concerned department like in Andhra Pradesh State Health and Food Laboratories, and filling the Junior Scientific Officer posts  completely  through  promotion  of  Junior  Analysts  but  not  through  direct recruitment. The Director General, Drugs & Copyrights, Drugs Control Administration has requested the Government to issue amendment orders for Special Rule 3 of G.O. Ms. No: 339 Health, Medical & Family Welfare (L2) Department, dt: 28.08.1996.;

The Government after careful examination of the matter, hereby accept the proposal of the Director General, Drugs & Copyrights, Drugs Control Administration, Hyderabad and have decided to amend the Andhra Pradesh Drugs Control Administration Service  Rules,  1996  issued  in  G.O.Ms.  No:  339, Health,  Medical & Family Welfare (L.2) Department,  dt: 28.08.1996. i.e., to modify the ratio of recruitment between promotees and direct recruits to the post of Junior Scientific Officer in Special Rule 3.

Accordingly, the following notification will be published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette:

NOTIFICATION

 In  exercise  of  the  powers  conferred  by  the  proviso  to  Article  309  of  the Constitution of India, and of all other powers hereunto enabling, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following amendment to the Andhra Pradesh Drugs Control Administration Service Rules, 1966 issued in G.O.Ms. No.339, Health, Medical & Family Welfare (L2) Department, Dt.28.08.1996 as subsequently amended from time to time.

 AMENDMENT

 In the said rules, in rule 3,  in Branch –IV (Laboratory), against the category (b) Junior Scientific Officer for items (i) and (ii) of column (2), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“(i) the ratio of 2/3 is to be followed by appointment by transfer of Junior Analyst in the Andhra Pradesh Drugs Control Administration Subordinate Service

(ii) the ratio of 1/3 is to be followed by direct recruitment.”

G.O.Ms.No. 191 Dated:22-11-2013

1. G.O.Ms.No.339, HM & FW (L.2) Dept., dt.28.08.1996.
2. G.O.Ms.No.119, HM & FW (L.2) Dept., dt.21.04.2008.
3. From the DG, DCA Lr.R.c.No.931/E1/12, dt.28.08.2012.
4. From the Secretary, APPSC, Lr. No. 326/RR/2013,  Dt.26/02/2013 and 15/06/2013.

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